Catholic Hospitals Welcome Elective Surgery expansion but Call for More PPE to Protect Patients and Staff

Australia’s largest grouping of not-for-profit health providers, Catholic Health Australia, welcomes the expansion of elective surgery but urges the Morrison Government to ramp up its efforts for a co-ordinated and systemic approach to managing the expected spike in demand for personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Industry Code For Visiting Aged Care Homes Released

The ‘Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19’ has been released by 13 aged care peak bodies and consumer advocacy organisations.The Code creates a nationaly consistent approach that ensures residents can receive visitors while minimising the risk of COVID-19 spreading the virus.

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Catholic Homes Welcome Additional Covid Support

The peak body representing the Catholic aged care sector welcomes the latest announcement of more government funding to help residential aged care providers combat the spread of COVID-19 among the most vulnerable in our community.

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Catholic Sector Welcomes Elective Surgery But Says Ppe Still an Issue

Australia’s largest grouping of not-for-profit health providers, Catholic Health Australia, welcomes the gradual resumption of non-urgent elective surgery but says the safety of patients and staff is paramount and any extra work is contingent on sufficient supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE).

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COVID-19 Aged Care Rescue Support Package

The aged care sector is united in proposing a package of urgent measures to keep the 1.3 million people in its care and its 360,000 workers safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Victorian Private Hospitals Mobilised To Fight Covid- 19 As Part Of National Agreement

Key players in the private hospital sector have welcomed the first state partnership with the Victorian government that ensures vital care is available to Victorians in the fight against COVID-19.

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Catholic Hospitals To Join Forces With Public Hospitals As Part Of Historic Commonwealth Agreement To Fight Covid-19

Australia’s largest grouping of not-for-profit health providers, Catholic Health Australia, welcomed the news that the Morrison Government will ensure its hospitals will be able to continue the fight against coronavirus.

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All Australians Must Practise New Social Distancing Measures To Protect Older Australians, Says Catholic Health Australia

Families and friends of senior Australians are being urged to be more vigilant than ever to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in aged care facilities.

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Hospital Capacity To Fight Coronavirus Will Be Lost Unless States Move Quickly On Agreement

A coalition of hospital operators are warning crucial clinical staff will be stood down and private and non-profit hospitals closed in a matter of days following the suspension of all category 2 and 3 non-elective surgeries which has effectively strangled their revenue streams.

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Catholic Hospitals Welcomes Morrison Government Jobs Guarantee For Doctors And Nurses

Australia’s largest grouping of non-profit health providers, Catholic Health Australia, welcomes the news that the Morrison Government will ensure its hospitals will be able to continue the fight against coronavirus. 

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